[Homeroast] Uganda mudslide

Tom & Maria - Sweet Maria's Coffee sweetmarias at sweetmarias.com
Tue Mar 2 19:08:34 CST 2010


Very sorry to hear about this ... a friend of my sister died in a 
kayak accident in your area too. Yu have to think weather pattern 
changes are part of this, but there's a lot more people getting out 
on rivers too - a good thing and sometimes tragic...
Tom

>Yes Ryan,
>At home and abroad. A very good friend of mine who lives right on the Mighty
>Columbia River not far from our Coffee Roastery Wine Shop decided to go for
>a glassy calm moonlight canoe paddle out across the river last Saturday
>night. He has no been seen since. Canoe and paddle were found down stream on
>the Washington side of the river. A large air search was mounted. Coast
>Guard and private planes. My friend with his private plane commented
>yesterday he has to hold back tears when he looks down at their house and
>sees Kathy the missing mans wife still waiting for Jim to paddle back home.
>I donated coffee and anything I could for all the searchers. One friend who
>this little of 3K is very close to or several hundred in Chile, the pain is
>very overwhelming.
>This list becomes a safe haven and virtual 3rd Place Coffee retreat.
>Thank you Tom and Maria,
>JoeR
>
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>On Tue, Mar 2, 2010 at 3:00 PM, Ryan M. Ward
><silvercro_magnon at hotmail.com>wrote:
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>>
>>  That's too bad. Seems like the world has seem more than its fair share of
>>  natural disasters lately.
>>
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>>  > Date: Tue, 2 Mar 2010 13:33:54 -0800
>>  > To: homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
>>  > From: sweetmarias at sweetmarias.com
>>  > Subject: [Homeroast] Uganda mudslide
>>  >
>>  > I put a note on the forum, but there was a pretty serious mudslide in
>>  > Uganda precisely in the location we are working with Stumptown on a
>>  > coffee project. I called our friend Charles there, but in Kampala
>>  > they don't have good news yet on the extent. Matthias, head of the
>>  > cooperative, is headed to Bududa now from Kampala to find out. We'll
>>  > see...
>>  > --
>>  > -Tom
>>  >
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